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St Maarten in September, weather, Things to Do


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St Maarten September Weather

☁️ Average Temperature in September in St Maarten

In September, the average temperature in St Maarten generally ranges between 24°C (75°F) and 32°C (90°F). The days are hot and humid. The evenings remain pleasant, with temperatures rarely dropping below 24°C (75°F).

🌡️ Water Temperature in September in St Maarten

The water temperature around St Maarten in September is pleasant, averaging around 29°C (84°F). This warm water is perfect for aquatic activities such as swimming and scuba diving.

🌧️ Rainfall in September in St Maarten

September falls within the peak of hurricane season in the Caribbean, which means that precipitation is more frequent and sometimes abundant. St Maarten receives an average of about 140 mm (5.5 inches) of rain in September. Showers can be intense but are often short-lived, giving way to sunny periods.

Things to Do in St Maarten in September

Despite the risk of rain, there are plenty of activities to enjoy in St Maarten in September:

  • 🏖️​ Visit the Beaches: Orient Bay, Maho Beach, and Mullet Beach are some of the must-see beaches. Even with occasional showers, the sun returns quickly, and the beaches remain beautiful.

  • ​🥾​ Hiking: Hiking trails like those on Pinel Island, Douaniers Route, and Froussard Trail offer breathtaking views. Make sure to start early in the morning to avoid the hottest hours and possible afternoon storms.

  • 🍲 Gastronomy: Discover the island's local specialties such as Johnny Cakes and Guavaberry. Check out our list of culinary specialties to try in St Maarten.

Other activities to do in September in St Maarten include:

  • Snorkeling at Mullet Bay

  • Windsurfing

  • Canoeing

  • Jet Skiing

Is September a Good Time to Visit St Maarten?

Visiting St Maarten in September has its pros and cons. On the one hand, the warm temperatures and pleasantly warm sea offer ideal conditions for beach activities. Additionally, the low tourist season means fewer crowds and often more advantageous rates on accommodations and flights.

However, hurricane season poses a significant risk. Showers can be frequent and sometimes intense, potentially disrupting travel plans. It is recommended to take out travel insurance and monitor weather forecasts.

If you are flexible and well-prepared, September can be a rewarding and economical time to discover the wonders of St Maarten.


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